The Boston College Eagles college football team was established in 1892, when the college agreed to set up the team upon the request of Joseph O’Connell and John Drum, the latter becoming the team’s first coach. Since its inception the team has proven its worth as a formidable opponent, having won many of its matches among its long-standing rivals, the College of the Holy Cross and the University of Notre Dame. The team has also been ranked high in the Atlantic Coast Conference (ACC) standings in recent years
In addition, the Boston College Eagles have been ranked among the country’s best among the college football teams for academic achievement, having garnered the highest mark possible in the polls for any college football team’s Academic Progress Rate. ข่าวบอล (APR) In addition, Boston College has been proud of its players from the team’s roster through the years that eventually made significant contributions to professional football; one of these players that stood out and made the Tigers a competitive team is Doug Flutie, who has been regarded as a legend in Boston College football history.
Based in Chestnut Hill, Massachusetts, the Eagles have been playing at the Alumni Stadium in the Boston College campus grounds since 1957, when the stadium was opened to replace the smaller Alumni Field grounds nearby.
Important Moments And Accomplishments
Throughout its history, the Boston College Eagles have appeared in a record of 19 post-season bowl appearances. The team last bowl appearance was on 2007’s Champs Sports Bowl when it defeated the Michigan State Spartans for the title. This victory would also mark the Eagles’ 8th straight bowl victory, a winning streak record which by itself is unprecedented in collegiate football history.
In addition, Boston College has also managed to snag a conference title when it was a member of the Big East Conference. Since becoming a member of the ACC, the team has managed to win the conference’s Atlantic Division championship in 2007 and be listed as one of the Top 10 college football teams by the Associated Press for that year.